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    Pete Broberg

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 21st, 2019
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    ~Jim Todd 1947– (Cubs 1974, 1977) Todd was drafted by the Cubs and made his debut with them in 1974. He didn’t pitch badly, but the Cubs traded him to Oakland for Champ Summers. Todd pitched well for the A’s, saving 12 games in ’75 and four more in ’76. The Cubs liked what they […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Aug 7th, 2019
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    August 7, 1931. Former Cubs catcher Jimmy Archer adds to his legend. Jimmy was one of the best players on the Cubs during his decade in a Chicago uniform, being named to the “All American” team three years in a row (1912-1914). His throwing arm was the envy of the league. Chief Meyers, th...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 2nd, 2019
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    ~Pete Broberg 1950 (Cubs 1977) Pete was a first round pick of the Washington Senators in 1971, but could never quite harness his control. He led the American league in hit batsmen in two different seasons before the Cubs acquired him. Broberg pitched only 36 innings for the Cubs in 1977. He was a lit...